Ghost dance

Tatanka Iyotake drew portraits
Battle of Greasy
#NoDAPL
grass
Lake Oahe surrounds
the deer tribe
Standing
hawk tribe
skimstheblue
Missouri
like the sea
horse
Hunkpapa
peninsula divides
cutwing
sacred water
part of us
the great sea
seen in bluelight
circled women sing
sacred stones
each morning
grave mirrors
buffalo
dipper
in the river
drumming
for life
carved
effigy
defiled
7th generation
tribes of the blue
Standing Rock
killed the murderer Custer
back again
the young run
dark at dusk
oilpipebeneathwaters
to Washington
poisonspurt
earthruin
gonegrave
rubbled crescent
rubbled sky
sacred earth sacred water

stand up

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